Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Corytholoma splendens (Van Houtte) Fritsch

I have found no description to date.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.

History at Camden Park

Macarthur ordered seed of Gesnera splendens from Hurst and McMullen, Seedsmen and Florists, London, on 8th April, 1846.  [MP A2933-1 p.132].


Published Sep 01, 2009 - 05:10 PM | Last updated Jul 21, 2010 - 03:37 PM

Family Gesneriaceae
Region of origin

Tropical America

  • Gesneria splendens Van Houtte ex Hanst.
Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Gesneria splendens 

Confidence level medium